Happy 2016 National ASL Day!

April 15 is ASL Day  (American Sign Language).  For 2016, the theme of National Library Week is “Libraries Transform” – a national observance, sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries in each April since 1958. And this month (April), American Association of School Librarians, one of the ALA 11 divisions, also encourages school…

Interpret Dr. Seuss Day!

March 5, 2016 10:00 am to 12:00 pm South Omaha Branch Library (2800 Q Street) If you are interested/available, please contact Pam Duncan at nic.interpreter@gmail.com There is an ITP student who is willing to also assist in interpreting, but would like to work with an experienced interpreter. Dr. Seuss Day Registration

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Interpreter Position – University of Nebraska – Omaha

The University of Nebraska – Omaha (UNO) has 2 part-time/temp positions available. More information can be found at https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/ Once the link is open, click ‘Search Jobs’ and then type in ‘Interpreter’ in the Keywords box. If there are any questions, please contact: Stephanie Vik Interpreter Coordinator University of Nebraska at Omaha MBSC 111 6001 Dodge…

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IWCC ITP Update

neRID was recently asked to participate in a more united effort around the news that Iowa Wester Community College (IWCC) would stop offering its Interpreter Training Program (ITP). The question, “Are we united in helping IWCC keep the ITP?” Input was sought from the Nebraska Association of the Deaf (NeAD), the Iowa Association of the…

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Take the NIC in Omaha, NE!

Great News! We just received news that the University of Nebraska at Omaha has finished jumping through all of the hoops and is officially an NAD-RID National Interpreter Certification testing location! You can see all of the testing locations by visiting the RID website here. Special thanks to everyone that has worked on making this…